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Gustave Le Bon

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Biography - Gustave Le Bon:

French polymath.
Born: 1841 - Died: 1931
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

Quote

To progress, it is not enough to want to act, one must first know in which direction to act.
Gustave Le Bon - Hier et demain. Pensées brèves




Translation  

Translation

(French, German)


French
Pour progresser, il ne suffit pas de vouloir agir, il faut d'abord savoir dans quel sens agir.”
Gustave Le Bon - Hier et demain. Pensées brèves

German
Um voranzukommen, reicht es nicht aus handeln zu wollen, man muss zuerst wissen in welche Richtung man handelt.”
Gustave Le Bon - Hier et demain. Pensées brèves




See also  

See also...



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If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium

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For our improvement we need a mirror.”
Arthur Schopenhauer - Parerga and Paralipomena

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There are mirrors for the face, but none for the mind.”
Baltasar Gracian - The Art of Worldly Wisdom




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A great part of progress consists in the desire to make progress.”
Seneca - Epistulae morales ad Lucilium
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The reasonable man adapts himself to the world : the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”
George Bernard Shaw
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World history is the progress of the consciousness of freedom.”
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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Discontent is the first step in the progress of a man or a nation.”
Oscar Wilde - A Woman of No Importance
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The real democratic progress is not to lower the level of the elite toward that of the crowd, but to raise that of the crowd toward the elite.”
Gustave Le Bon - Hier et demain. Pensées brèves
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A thousand things advance, nine hundred and ninety-eight fall back, this is progress.”
Henri-Frédéric Amiel - Journal intime
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The real democratic progress is not to lower the level of the elite toward that of the crowd, but to raise that of the crowd toward the elite.”
Gustave Le Bon - Hier et demain. Pensées brèves
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By the mere fact that he forms part of an organised crowd, a man descends several rungs in the ladder of civilisation.”
Gustave Le Bon - The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind
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The masses have never thirsted after truth. They turn aside from evidence that is not to their taste, preferring to deify error, if error seduce them. Whoever can supply them with illusions is easily their master; whoever attempts to destroy their illusions is always their victim.”
Gustave Le Bon - The Crowd: A Study of the Popular Mind
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Necessity teaches tolerance.”
Gustave Le Bon
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